11:43 AM EDT, Fri August 22, 2014

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16 hours ago
Rotoworld
Denard Span scored the winning run on an error in the bottom of the ninth as the Nationals topped the Diamondbacks 1-0 on Thursday to extend their winning streak to 10 games.
Washington Post 3 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Jayson Werth garden gnome watches over latest Nats’ walk-off win

As the bottom of the ninth inning of the Nats’ latest win unfolded Thursday night, the happy ending seemed inevitable.  A Denard Span single, a Denard Span stolen base, an Anthony Rendon at-bat, the home dugout and the home crowd both ready to explode — maybe in May the result would have been unclear. But for a team riding a nine-game winning streak filled with all manner of walk-off heroics, this was going in one direction. Read full article >>
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

With help from his alter ego, Span again sparks Nats to win

Denard Span again sparked the Nationals to a win. This time, though, he had some help from his alter ego.
Rotoworld 16 hours ago

Span scores in ninth as Nats win 1-0 - Denard Span (OF) Washington Nationals

Denard Span scored the winning run on an error in the bottom of the ninth as the Nationals topped the Diamondbacks 1-0 on Thursday to extend their winning streak to 10 games.
Washington Post Aug 15, 2014

Denard Span wants to be an all-star, but may have to settle for being the Nationals’ best player.

NEW YORK — During this season’s all-star break, Denard Span went home and tortured himself. Every winter, Span visualizes himself at the All-Star Game. He sees himself standing on a base line and doffing his cap beside baseball’s best players. He dreams about watching the home run derby from the sideline. He had never brought himself to view the game from home. This July, Span watched every pitch. Read full article >>
KFFL Aug 14, 2014

Nationals | Denard Span returns

Washington Nationals OF Denard Span is batting first and playing center field Thursday, Aug. 14. ...

Game 118: Nats at Mets

Two of the Nationals’ three regular outfielders are not in tonight’s lineup, for very different reasons. Denard Span, who streak of consecutive games reaching base came to an end last night at 36, gets a well-deserved and highly rare day off. How rare? Well, since returning from the 7-day concussion DL in mid-April, Span had…
KFFL Aug 13, 2014

Nationals | Denard Span getting day off

Washington Nationals OF Denard Span is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 13, because ...
Washington Post Aug 13, 2014

Nats Journal: Denard Span’s on-base streak ended at 36 games

It turned out Doug Fister picked the wrong time for his second hit of the season, at least in regard to the perpetuation of Denard Span’s on-base streak. In his third at-bat Tuesday night during the Nationals’ 7-1 victory, Span smoked a screaming line drive down the first base line. If Fister had not singled before Span, first baseman Lucas Duda would not have been holding him on the bag, and Span’s liner would have zipped into right field for a double or a triple. Read full article >>

Denard Span’s on-base streak ended at 36 games

It turned out Doug Fister picked the wrong time for his second hit of the season, at least in regard to the perpetuation of Denard Span’s on-base streak. In his third at-bat Tuesday night during the Nationals’ 7-1 victory, Span smoked a screaming line drive down the first base line. If Fister had not singled […]
Washington Post Aug 11, 2014

Nats Journal: The Nationals’ second-half hitters

Jayson Werth got to talking about baseball and his shoulder on Sunday afternoon when he was asked about teammate Denard Span and his hot hitting. Span is riding a 36-game on-base streak and 14-game hitting streak. During his on-base streak, he is hitting .396 (57 for 144) with a .463 on-base percentage. In fact, since the start of the second half of the season, Span leads the majors with a .447 average. He has also provided exceptional defense in center field and strong baserunning. Read full article >>

The Nationals’ second-half hitters

Jayson Werth got to talking about baseball and his shoulder on Sunday afternoon when he was asked about teammate Denard Span and his hot hitting. Span is riding a 36-game on-base streak and 14-game hitting streak. During his on-base streak, he is hitting .396 (57 for 144) with a .463 on-base percentage. In fact, since the start of the second […]
KFFL Aug 10, 2014

Nationals | Denard Span continues two streaks

Washington Nationals OF Denard Span extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a fifth-inning ...
Washington Post Aug 9, 2014

Why Denard Span is having a career year

Denard Span has been the most consistent and, in many ways, surprising hitter for the Washington Nationals this season. Since the all-star break, one could make the argument he’s been the best hitter in baseball. He is batting .438 (trailing just Chicago’s Adam Eaton, though Span has played in one more game and has five more at-bats), has 35 hits (most in MLB) and a .505 on-base percentage. Read full article >>
Washington Post Aug 8, 2014

Nats Journal: Denard Span is now a .300 hitter

Batting average is a narrow appraisal of a hitter’s value, but the appeal of big, round numbers has never been lost on baseball. And so Denard Span’s four hits Thursday afternoon meant more than his on-base streak stretching to 33 games or the continuation of his renaissance. Span’s batting average settled at precisely .300 — up 35 points since July 1 and 10th in the National League. Read full article >>

Denard Span is now a .300 hitter

Batting average is a narrow appraisal of a hitter’s value, but the appeal of big, round numbers has never been lost on baseball. And so Denard Span’s four hits Thursday afternoon meant more than his on-base streak stretching to 33 games or the continuation of his renaissance. Span’s batting average settled at precisely .300 – […]

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